Ghonsai Village, with population of 976 is Vada sub district's the 64th most populous village, located in Vada sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Ghonsai village is 3 km2 and it is the 81st smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 298 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bhiwandi and distance from Ghonsai village to Bhiwandi is 31 km. Vada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 60 km. District head quarter of the village is Thane which is 82 km away. 0.68 square kilometer (21%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 976 people, among them 495 (51%) are male and 481 (49%) are female. 65% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 32% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ghonsai village is 11%, among them 57% are boys and 43% are girls. There are 207 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ghonsai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 976 636 25 315 109
Male 495 330 11 154 62
Female 481 306 14 161 47

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -0.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 985. Female population growth rate of the village is 5.9% which is 12.7% higher than male population growth rate of -6.8%. General caste population has decreased by -10.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 31.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 22.6% and child population has decreased by -34.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ghonsai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -0.9% -10.3% 31.6% 22.6% -34.3%
Male -6.8% -15.6% 0% 19.4% -26.2%
Female 5.9% -3.8% 75% 25.8% -42.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 972 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 927, in schedule caste is 1273 and in schedule tribe is 1045. There are 758 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 117 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 218 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ghonsai

Total General SC ST Child
Change 117 114 546 53 -218
2011 972 927 1273 1045 758
2001 855 813 727 992 976

Literacy

Total 666 people in the village are literate, among them 372 are male and 294 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ghonsai is 77%. 86% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ghonsai

Total Male Female
Change 4.0% 1.6% 8.8%
2011 76.8% 85.9% 67.7%
2001 72.8% 84.3% 58.9%

Workers profile

Ghonsai has 52% (510) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 46% female population are working population. 34% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 24% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 40% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ghonsai

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 52.3% 20.7% 31.6% 47.7%
Male 58% 34.1% 23.8% 42%
Female 46.4% 6.9% 39.5% 53.6%